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ty·pol·o·gy

 (tī-pŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. ty·pol·o·gies
1. The study or systematic classification of types that have characteristics or traits in common.
2. A theory or doctrine of types, as in scriptural studies.

ty′po·log′i·cal (tī′pə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), ty′po·log′ic (-lŏj′ĭk) adj.
ty′po·log′i·cal·ly adv.
ty·pol′o·gist n.

typology

(taɪˈpɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Theology) chiefly Christian theol the doctrine or study of types or of the correspondence between them and the realities which they typify
typological, ˌtypoˈlogic adj
ˌtypoˈlogically adv
tyˈpologist n

ty•pol•o•gy

(taɪˈpɒl ə dʒi)

n.
1. the study of types or prefigurative symbols in scriptural literature.
2. a systematic classification or study of types.
3. symbolism.
4. the study and classification of languages according to structural features, without reference to their histories.
[1835–45]
ty•pol′o•gist, n.

typology

the analysis of symbolism, especially of the meaning of Scripture types. — typologist, n.typological, adj.
See also: Bible
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.typology - classification according to general type
classification, compartmentalisation, compartmentalization, assortment, categorisation, categorization - the act of distributing things into classes or categories of the same type
Translations

typology

[taɪˈpɒlədʒɪ] Ntipología f

typology

nTypologie f

typology

[taɪˈpɒlədʒɪ] ntipologia
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It is a study of how words are structured, he says, in what he finds to be a typologically interesting language.
The nine argots that Barret compares are all based on typologically different languages (bahasa gay--Indonesian, gayle--South African English, isiNgqumo--Zulu, kaliarda--Modern Greek, khabal'stvo--Russian, lubunca--Turkish, oxtchit--Israeli Hebrew, pajuba/bajuba--Brasilian Portuguese, polari--English, and swardspeak--Tagalog and Cebuano).
As this rough and incomplete survey may reveal, starting from an essive as a member of the case paradigm of certain languages, describing its functions against a typologically well informed background, and then continuing with investigating how those functions are otherwise expressed in the different languages, leads to a range of relevant morphosyntactic elements.
The abandonment is dated by carbon dates from excavations inside Fort 4 near the eastern end of the wall, and supported by both historical records and the absence of typologically later material in surface collections from forts along the wall.
It is about seeing ourselves as typologically brown, seeing brown as inferior, and making this inferiority a source of insecurity.
In 12 cases this variation was a single nucleotide substitution - 9 cases corresponded typologically to transitions (g.703G>A, g.742G>A, g.748T>C, g.775G>A, g.778G>A, g.846A>G, g.931C>T, g.1156A>G, g.1329T>C), and three to transversion (g.616G>C, g.837G>C, g.1219C>G).
Thus, Spanish is typologically closer to English than Chinese.
The first section asserts the controversial traditional historical linguistics position that only typologically marked features constitute proper evidence of substrate influence.
According to Durisin, literary phenomena are connected genetically or typologically. Literary contacts are the precondition for the development of literature, in which a distinction can be made between those that do not have a special influence on the literary process (external contacts) and those that have a direct influence on literary creativity (internal contacts).
It seems that there is only one common requirement, which must be demanded from the typologically oriented enumerative classifications.
The types Bauer posits, on the basis of data from about fifty typologically diverse languages, are bahuvrihi, exocentric synthetic, transpositional exocentric, exocentric co-compounds and metaphorical exocentric compounds.